Hiding in Plain Sight

Why We Cannot See the System Destroying Us by Jonathan Cook CounterPunch (September 24 2018) https://uziiw38pmyg1ai60732c4011-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/dropzone/2018/09/vol-24-no-3-cover-1.jpg I rarely tell readers what to believe. Rather I try to indicate why it might be wise to distrust, at least without very good evidence, what those in power tell us we should believe. We have well-known sayings about … Continue reading Hiding in Plain Sight

Washington Renders Itself Irrelevant …

... by Pushing China and Russia Closer Together by Martin Berger New Eastern Outlook (August 01 2018) https://journal-neo.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/ As the trade war unleashed by Washington is getting momentum, one can't help but notice that without bringing a massive propaganda campaign to bear, aimed at the spread Russophobia and Sinophobia, this war would have never come … Continue reading Washington Renders Itself Irrelevant …

When America Was Great

Savage White Un-Settlers Raped a Continent and Assaulted a Planet by Paul Street https://www.counterpunch.org (October 26 2018) https://uziiw38pmyg1ai60732c4011-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/dropzone/2018/10/8145618590_eef2d41bfc_z.jpg Photo Source Pamela Andrade | CC BY 2.0   Your prayers and hymns, your sermons and thanksgivings ... are ... a thin veil to cover up crimes which would disgrace a nation of savages. There is not … Continue reading When America Was Great

Has the US Become a Dictatorship …

... Disguised as a Democracy? by John W Whitehead Information Clearing House (October 24 2018)     The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are nonexistent. They have created a repressive society and we are their unwitting accomplices. Their intention to rule rests with the annihilation of consciousness. We have … Continue reading Has the US Become a Dictatorship …

A Sustainable Global Population …

... and Why We Cannot Achieve it by Bernard Gillan https://countercurrents.org (October 26 2018) https://countercurrents.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/overpopulation.jpg In the period 1975~2018, world population increased at an average of 83 million per year and reached 7.6 billion in 2018. The increase in 2017 was the difference between approximately 145 million births and 62 million deaths. Despite population growth, … Continue reading A Sustainable Global Population …

Seeing the Big Picture

Russia-China Economic Cooperation, the SCO and Global Climate Change by Martin Sieff Strategic Culture Foundation (October 26 2018) This year's Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok was as usual the subject of dismissive coverage - if any in the mainstream US and UK media. Viewed through the feverish and unregulated speculative bubbles that have defined what … Continue reading Seeing the Big Picture

Nations Rush to Develop Hypersonic Weapons

by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com https://www.zerohedge.com (October 25 2018) There is one big and glaring sign that the United States seeks to thrust the globe back into an arms race. John Bolton being in Moscow to discuss the United States' intent to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. https://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/styles/inline_image_desktop/public/inline-images/nuke-missiles.jpg The end of the 31-year-old … Continue reading Nations Rush to Develop Hypersonic Weapons

Why American Leaders Persist in Waging Losing Wars

Hint: They're Winning in Other Ways by William J Astore TomDispatch (October 25 2018) As America enters the eighteenth year of its war in Afghanistan and its sixteenth in Iraq, the war on terror continues in Yemen, Syria, and parts of Africa, including Libya, Niger, and Somalia. Meanwhile, the Trump administration threatens yet more war, … Continue reading Why American Leaders Persist in Waging Losing Wars